Policy 507.10

Student Wellness Policy

The district desires to promote healthy students and healthy living by supporting good nutrition, health education, physical education and regular physical activity. The district strives to promote student wellness and healthy body composition. The district will achieve the goals of this policy by:

A. Involving members of the Elkhorn School District in the development, monitoring, and review of this policy;

B. Developing goals for health education, physical education and activity, and other school-based activities that are designed to promote lifelong wellness;

C. Providing nutrition guidelines for all foods available at each school campus of the district during the school day.

The superintendent or his or her designee shall be responsible for ensuring compliance with this policy. The district assures that the development and periodic review of this policy involves students, parents, food service staff, nursing services, school personnel, the school board, and the public.

Legal Reference:
The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004; 42 USC 1751

Proposed: April 10, 2006
Adopted: May 8, 2006